Ford’s Colony Country Club (Blackheath)

Williamsburg, Virginia | Ford’s Colony Country Club (Blackheath)

Architect: Dan F. Maples
Year: 1985

240 Fords Colony Drive
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
(757) 258-4100

Course Access: Private

driving range available
motorized golf carts available

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The Itinerant Golfer

Ford's Colony Country Club (Blackheath)

I started playing golf in Williamsburg fairly regularly about 10 years ago. In fact it could be argued that this is where I re-established my love for the game after taking a hiatus from age 18 until my early 30s. As my parents neared retirement they began to spend quite a bit of time in Williamsburg and eventually moved there once my Dad retired from working full time. With my brother and me both living in Richmond it was pretty convenient for us, so we began making regular visits and those trips almost always revolved around a game of golf. In addition to my parents, my aunt and uncle ended up making the move to Williamsburg after spending their entire adult lives in Arizona. Over the years my aunt has been the most consistently avid golfer in our family, so it was neve too hard to put together a foursome. My parents and my aunt and uncle decided to play their golf at Ford’s Colony Country Club which is a semi-private facility that features three 18 hole golf courses. I’m not sure what the current policy is after the recent ownership change, but back when I first started playing there the club had a very generous guest policy for their member’s immediate family which was great. Since this was before I belonged to a club in Richmond it was pretty appealing for me to make the one hour trip to Williamsburg and I ended up playing the bulk of my… More >